Ubuntu Linux on Huawei Matebook X Pro, SanDisk Flashback Review, 2019 Headphone Predictions! -- TekThing 213

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SanDisk Flashback Never Lose Another Thumbdrive Again??? We’re down with that! Though, technically SanDisk’s new Flashback cloud backup means never lose the -contents- of your thumb drive again. (Plus you get a searchable cloud backup.) Are the caveats? How much does it cost? Does it work on any SanDisk drive? Watch the video to find out!
Linux On The Huawei Matebook X Pro Shannon reviewed the Huawei Matebook X Pro a few weeks ago… watch the video to find what happens when she installs Linux Ubuntu in a dual boot configuration alongside Windows 10. (Hint: it works really well!)
2019 Headphone Predictions with Lauren Dragan Late last year I had a chance ask Wirecutter’s headphone (and earbud!) mavin, aka Senior Staff Writer, Lauren Dragan, what she was looking forward to this year… here’s what she had to say!
Low Power PC Recommendation Sean has a first gen Core i7 desktop, and writes, “I use it 8 hours a day to drive two 19" monitors. It plays video and audio podcasts while I work on a separate laptop and 42“ 4k tv. What can I upgrade my mid tower to that saves on electricity and doesn't dump massive amounts of heat into my SE corner 2nd floor office? Are there chrome-desktops?” We’ve talk Core i7 920 (first gen) power consumption at idle and peak, then show the HUGE drops in idle power consumption with a modern CPU like the Ryzen 7 1700, Chromeboxes like the Asus Chromebox 3, the cost and heat, and more in the video!
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Do Something Analog! Like Chuck, who shared some picks of a classic arcade! Our local is High Scores Arcade, in Alameda, CA, and Shannon’s childhood fave, 1984 Arcade in Springfield, MO is still open!
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